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Russian whistleblower probably died of natural causes, UK inquest finds

19 Dec 2018

LONDON A Russian mafia whistleblower who was found dead after going out for a run near his home in southern England six years ago probably died of natural causes rather than from an elaborate poison plot, a British coroner found on Wednesday.   

Rudd warns Brexit is stuck as no-deal or referendum loom

16 Dec 2018

LONDON Britain's exit from the European Union was heading for an impasse, one senior minister said on Saturday, after a week in which Prime Minister Theresa May failed to win EU assurances on her deal and pulled a vote because UK lawmakers would defeat it.

Britain's May to ask Merkel to help change Brexit divorce deal

11 Dec 2018

LONDON, Dec 11 British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek German Chancellor Angela Merkel's support on Tuesday for changes to the Brexit deal in a last minute bid to avoid a disorderly exit that would silt up the arteries of trade and roil financial markets.

UK court orders Indian tycoon Mallya to be extradited on fraud charges

10 Dec 2018

LONDON Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, a London court ruled on Monday.

UK court orders Indian tycoon Mallya to be extradited on fraud charges

10 Dec 2018

LONDON Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya should be extradited from Britain to India to face fraud charges resulting from the collapse of his defunct Kingfisher Airlines, a London court ruled on Monday.

WRAPUP 1-EU's top court says UK can unilaterally stop Brexit

10 Dec 2018

LUXEMBOURG/LONDON, Dec 10 The European Union's top court ruled on Monday that the United Kingdom can unilaterally revoke its divorce notice, raising the hopes of pro-Europeans ahead of a crucial vote in the British parliament on Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal.

UPDATE 2-EU's top court will give "quick" verdict on whether UK can reverse Brexit

27 Nov 2018

* European bodies say revocation decision must be unanimous (Adds no date for ruling, UK lawmaker)

UK can unilaterally reverse Brexit, EU's top court told

27 Nov 2018

LUXEMBOURG, Nov 27 Britain can unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the European Union, Europe's top court was told on Tuesday at an urgent hearing in a case supporters of membership hope could pave the way to a second referendum and ultimately stop Brexit.

Stopping Brexit? EU's top court hears UK exit reversal case

26 Nov 2018

LONDON Europe's top court will hold an urgent hearing on Tuesday over whether Britain can unilaterally reverse its decision to leave the EU, in a case supporters of membership hope could pave the way to a second referendum and ultimately stop Brexit. | Video

UAE signals jailed UK academic could be freed in 'amicable solution'

23 Nov 2018

LONDON The United Arab Emirates signalled on Friday a British academic it jailed for life on spying charges could be freed after his family appealed for clemency in a case that has strained ties between the longstanding allies. | Video

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